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Investigation of behavior of materials in heat stress conditions:

Device coupled thermal analysis techniques (TG-DTA-DSC- FTIR);
DSC 204 F1 Phoenix;
Dilatometer DIL 402 PC/4;
Mechanic - Dynamic Analyzer DMA Q800;
Dilatometer L75 PT;
Thermal Analysis STA 449 F3 Jupiter;
Nanoflash LFA 447;

Investigation of behavior of materials under conditions of low temperature 1.9 ... 400K:

Sistem de masura a proprietatilor fizice – PPMS quantum design.

Device coupled thermal analysis techniques (TG-DTA-DSC- FTIR)
- Temperature range: 25 ... 1500˚C;
- Vacuum system;
- Coupling system TA-FTIR;
- Heating rate: 0 ... 50 K/min;
- Mass resolution: better as 2 g μ;
- Measurements in controlled atmosphere;
- Mass of the sample, including crucible: max.20 g;
- Maximum relative errors of signals DTA and DSC: ±3%;
- Measuring range of the spectrometer FTIR: 7500 ... 370cm-1.

Mechanic - Dynamic Analyzer DMA Q800
- Force max: 18N;
- Force min: 0.0001N;
- Force resolution: 0.00001N;
- Strain resolution: 1nm;
- Field mode: 103 ... 3·1012Pa;
- Precision mode: ±1%;
- Frequency range: 0.01 ... 200Hz;
- Temperature range: -150 ... 600˚C;
- Heating rate: 0.1 ... 20˚C/min;
- Cooling rate: 0.1 ... 10˚C/min;
- Sensitivity tanδ: 0.0001; Resolution tanδ: 0.00001;
- Dynamic sample deformation range: ±0.5 ... 10000μm;
- Clips available: single and dual cantilever, compression, tension (film), three-point bending.

DSC 204 F1 PHOENIX
- Temperature range: -85 ... 600˚C;
- Resolution: under 0.3μW;
- Signal: maxim 1450 mW;
- Reproductibility: under 0.5% for enthalpy variation; under 0.1 for temperature.
- Baseline linearity: under ± 0.5mW (for entire range of temperature).
- Heating rate: 0.001˚K/min - 100˚K/min.

Dilatometer DIL 402 PC/4
- Resolution): 12.5 nm;
- Controlled atmosphere;
- Temperature range: 25 ... 1600˚C;
- Relative error of determining the temperature: 0 0.5 C ±;
- Reproductibility for α: 1x10-8K-1;
- The accuracy of determining the coefficient of expansion: α: 1 x 10-8K-1 (or 0.5% ± for most materials);

Thermal Analysis STA 449 F3 Jupiter;
Analysis on all types of materials, including heterogeneous substances;
Actual measurements simultaneously TG/DSC/DTA;
Temperature range: -150 ... +2000°C;
Heating rate: 0.1 - 50°C/min;
Cooling time: 1500 - 50°C under 30 min;
Working in inert atmosphere or reducing gas, oxidizing, static or dynamic.

NANOFLASH LFA 447
- Temperature range: 25 - 300°C;
- Sample dimension: φ = 12.7 mm, thickness = 2 - 3 mm;
- Materials analysis: metals, graphite, coatings, composites, ceramics, polymers etc;
- Type testing: determining thermal diffusivity, specific heat and thermal conductivity.

Dilatometer L75 PT
• Type testing:
- linear thermal expansion;
- Determine the coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE);
- Determining a glass transition temperature (Tg) phase;
- Measuring density and volume expansion of the metal powders compacted material;
- Three-point bending analysis (to determine the mechanical stability);
- measurement in tension of fiber and sheet metal;
• Temperature range: -150...700 °C; 25 - 2000°C;
• Heating rate: 0.01 - 100 K/min;
• Cooling rate: 0.01 - 99.9 K/min;
• Sample range: φ = 7/12 mm, length = max. 50mm;
• Working atmosphere: vacuum, inert gas (Ar, N 2), oxidative.

Physical properties measurement system - PPMS Quantum Design
- thermal field: 1.9...400°K;
- magnetic field: 0....9T.
Measurement:
- Heat transport (thermal conductivity, Seebeck effect)
- Specific heat;
- Power transmission (electrical resistivity in DC and AC. magnetoresistivity, Hall Effect, I-V characteristics, critical current superconductors);
- Magnetometry (extraction in D.C. - magnetization: 2.5x10-8 .... 5 emus, magnetic susceptibility: 2x10-8 emu, torque: 2x10-8 emu allow study direction dependence of the magnetization)
Development:
- Calibration of temperature sensors for cold area;
- Experimental studies for making sensors: temperature, Hall Effect, Seebeck effect, etc..;
- Experimental studies for the realization of materials with special characteristics (thermal conductivity, electrical conductivity, magnetization, etc.).